Blog 18 of Top 25 Money Saving Blogs by Moms - 2012
Favorite Blog Posts
- Ryan Gosling meme – coupon edition!
- What does that word mean? Look it up!
- My top 6 gripes about health eating
What's the single best decision about money you've made?
Signing up for Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University! We now budget, use the envelope system, and haven't had any money fights - just budget meetings!
Does your child receive an allowance? If so, how much?
They have to learn that you have to work to make money, so they do not get an allowance. If they do the chores on their chore chart they do get paid for their work. Some things are expected as a part of living at our house and being in the family, but I give them chances to earn up to about $5 or $6 a week. They honestly make about $3 most weeks, but when they're motivated and saving for a certain item, they're more likely to do more chores and ask for ways to earn money.
What's an easy way moms can trim their family food budget?
Use coupons while looking at matchups. A sale with a coupon is the best way to get a huge discount. We shop at Sam's club for many of the things we eat weekly because buying in bulk makes sense if it's something that we have as a staple in the house. I will admit eating healthier seems to cost more money - but in the long run it should be worth it for your health!
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